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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Carey
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Carey in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Carey:
Records indicate that 10,103 girls in the United States have been named Carey since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1975, when 756 people in the U.S. were given the name Carey. Those people are now 45 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Carey
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10 Positive Comments
"I'm 9 and I love my name I am the only one I ever met with this name :) LOVE MY NAME! yes, loads of people spell it C A R R I E or C A R Y but I just correct them! My friends call me care or c c! I love my name, and everyone should you can't hate your mom or dad forever! I used to hate it because I wanted something more common but now I love it! And that 28-year old that hates her name? I have more sense than you!" Feb. 21, 2020:
"I'm 38 and my name is Carey. I used to hate the name because I met alot of men named Carey. I would get mail, to Mr. Carey, And I also didn't like it because noone ever spelled it correctly, but now that I have gotten older, realize it's a pretty cool name, and it is spelled differently than most people expect." Jun. 22, 2011:
"my name is carey im 17 years old and i love my name because around where i live im the only carey :)its easy to spell and its not common in this small town :)" Feb. 21, 2011:
"I'm 40 years old and my name is Carey.
I have always loved my name and liked the spelling even more.
No one ever gets the spelling correct though so that's a pain." Mar. 30, 2008:
"My best friend's name is Carey, and she is nothing like the meaning [the dark one]!! She's smart, fun, pretty, and the name is fun to come up nn for. Like chicken-carey and caricature [inside things, really]. Go CAREY!" Dec. 16, 2007:
"people always wanna spell it so many ways so i always have to spell it out but i love this way of spelling it" Sep. 16, 2007:
"I like it because it's like Casey but feminine!! Like a girl Casey. If I still like this name once I'm married I'll name my daughter Carey Jane or Carey Emily. <333" Jul. 27, 2007:
"My name is Carey Anna, for anyone wanting this name. I am 28, and I love my name, and some people call me both names every time they say my name." Apr. 21, 2007:
"I love my name, but I hate having to correct people when they mispell it "C-A-R-R-I-E"" May. 8, 2006:
"My name is Carey, and i'm a girl. people always mispell it as Carrie, my spelling is more commonly the guys version. but i like my name, i know a few girls with my name, but no one ever spells it the same way." Dec. 16, 2005:
1 Negative Comment
"My name is Carey and I hate it. I never liked that my mom spelled my name like a boy and I always get asked if it's spelled with a K or a C and I always have to tell them it's a c with a y. I am 28 now and I doubt I will ever like my name." Apr. 13, 2012:
1 Neutral Comment
"My name is Carey and im 14 years old , i love my name becuase you can make it allot of things , for example , if you name you child carey , and she doesnt like the name , she can call herself carry or caroline or coraline or caroline e.c.t. so i think its a pretty kl names and all the Careys in the world all seem to be exactly the same , its almost like a species , ive never met a horrible Carey ;)" Jan. 25, 2011:
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